Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Tim Davis (district 1),Ronnie Ekdahl, (Sgt. At Arms), Candace Benzinger (district 1), Kenny Sprague (district 1), Gayle Ruhl (Treasurer) ,Brent Jackson (Sub-Chief),Frank Cloutier (District #3/At-Large), Chief , Michelle Colwell (Secretary), Lindy Hunt (district 1),Amanda Oldman (district 1), Diana Grundahl (Tribal Chaplain) , Ron Nelson (district 2)

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

Tribal Council Regular Session - December 6, 2016
Published: 12/5/2016 1:00:00 PM - Council

Watch a live webcast of the Tribal Council Regular Session on Tuesday December 6, 2016 at 9 am.
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Sasiwaans Immersion Closure for Monday December 5th, 2016
Published: 12/2/2016 8:00:00 PM - Anishinaabe Language Revitalization Department

Due to unforeseen circumstances, death of a community member, Sasiwaans Immersion will be closed Monday December 5th, 2016.
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Cora A. Leaureaux
Published: 12/1/2016 11:00:00 AM - Final Journey

Funeral Services will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel in Mt. Pleasant, MI on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Denver Township Cemetery immediately followed by a luncheon at the Tribal Gym. The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 4, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.
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FULL - Fry Bread Class - December 12th - 5:30PM - 8:00PM
Published: 11/28/2016 5:00:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Learn fry bread making techniques from the 2016 Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Powwow fry bread champ
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Black Ash Ornament Workshop
Published: 11/28/2016 11:00:00 AM - Tribal College (SCTC)

December 7, 2016 | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | SCTC East Building Classroom 6
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Winter Feast 2016
Published: 11/23/2016 8:20:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Dec. 8, 2016 | At Seventh Generation | 7957 E. Remus Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 | 5:30 - 8 p.m.
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Winter Cultural Teachings with Dorothy Campbell 12-17-16
Published: 11/21/2016 8:00:00 AM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Winter cultural teachings with Dorothy Campbell will take place on December 17th, 2016 from 12PM to 4PM.
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2016 Saganing Fall Revenue Sharing Distributions
Published: 11/18/2016 3:00:00 PM - 2% Distributions

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has scheduled their semi-annual 2% Fall distribution for Saganing on November 18th at 10 am.
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Frybread Workshop
Monday, December 12th
5:30PM - 8PM
7th Generation Winter Feast
Thursday, December 8th
5:30PM - 8PM
Tribal Community Activities December 2016
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  • Revenue Sharing

  • As of May 14, 2014, The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has distributed $225,428,719.54 to local businesses and schools. (-More-)
  • Final Journey

  • A special place to acknowledge and honor members who have walked on...
  • Our Final Journey